Keyword: Gang

'Fake French police' gang charged with robbing spree during lockdown

Four Iranian nationals were presented before French magistrates on Monday accused of impersonating police officers to search victims on the pretext of checking their movements under the current lockdown measures in France, when they allegedly stole cash and valuables estimated to be worth around 25,000 euros.

Woman wearing bikini in a French park beaten up by gang of girls

The woman, 21, was sunbathing in a public park in Reims when a group of girls attacked her reportedly after a row over her simple clothing. 

Gang sold plonk under one of France's most expensive wine labels

Prosecutors in Burgundy say a network of counterfeiters sold at least 400 bottles of cheap wine as Romanée-Conti for a total of 2 million euros.

Pink Panther 'jewel thief' held in France

Police said the man, in his 40s, of Montenegrin origin, was arrested at his home in southern France as he tried to escape through a window.

France, Spain bust China-based human-trafficking ring

French and Spanish police announce arrests of 75 alleged members of a gang smuggling Chinese citizens into Europe and the US.

Huge child pickpocketing gang trial opens in Paris

Trial begins of 22 gang leaders of a child pickpocketing ring said to have been behind 75 percent of the thefts on the Paris metro.

Police swoop on gang suspected of Paris train hold-up

French police arrest 16 youths suspected of holding up a suburban train near Paris in March and robbing passengers of valuables.

French police crack 'huge' Albanian drug gang

French police have dismantled what officials called a "huge" Albanian heroin-trafficking network, making 39 arrests in the eastern town of Mulhouse.

Gang rob cargo plane unloading at Marseille airport

An armed gang attacked a cargo plane unloading at Marseille airport, driving a car through a perimeter fence, reports La Provence newspaper.